Articles tagged: SAT-7 TÜRK
Parents Ask for support on Taboo topics
The SAT-7 TÜRK parenting discussion program Parents are Asking has been dealing with the issue of child sexual abuse, raising awareness of the problem among Turkish parents and helping them to prevent it.
Reaching and supporting Christians in Türkiye
Christians in Türkiye experience pressure just for being Christians. For centuries the country has served as the bridge between Europe and Asia and been a home or stopover for many people speaking different languages and from different ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds. But although Christianity was once its primary religion, Christians are now a small minority vulnerable to discrimination by the majority.
SAT-7 TÜRK actively supporting young people
Living in Türkiye amid economic crisis and unemployment is difficult for young people. Many feel unhappy and are very worried about the future: how to get a place at university, find a job and earn a living. So young people need the right influences to help them make good decisions and to shape their thoughts, relationships, aspirations, and dreams. To help provide this support, SAT-7 TÜRK participated in September in a Christian youth festival, which is organised by churches in the country every three years.
UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTER BRINGS ENCOURAGEMENT TO SAT-7 TÜRK
“Nora…. hey, Nora! Is that you? Oh, I’m so excited! You don’t know me, but I know you. You’re one of my favourite presenters on SAT-7 TÜRK!”
SAT-7 TÜRK: resourcing Christians in Türkiye
“There were always many Christians in Türkiye, but when I was a young Christian there were no books. But now in Türkiye there is this channel that is an essential resource and guides young people,” a church leader in Türkiye recently shared. Through SAT-7 TÜRK today, believers in Türkiye have access not only to books and television, but also to digital media to support them in their faith.
SHOWING AT-RISK WOMEN IN TÜRKIYE THEIR TRUE WORTH
As Turkish society continues to be shocked by high numbers of femicides, SAT-7 is reaching out to vulnerable women with a simple message: you are not alone. A second series of a powerful program offering support to them has launched, one year on from Türkiye’s troubling withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.
“NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, I WILL CONTINUE TO WATCH”
Testimonies recently received by SAT-7’s Turkish-language channel show how deeply its message of God’s love affects people’s lives. “I take joy in watching your channel. Because I am watching, my entire household has turned against me. But no matter what happens, I will continue to watch,” one viewer says.